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    'Vertige de l'hyperbole': the humours of the High-Rise

    Blacklock, Mark (2016) 'Vertige de l'hyperbole': the humours of the High-Rise. Critical Quarterly 58 (1), pp. 90-95. ISSN 0011-1562.

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    Abstract

    This essay assesses and compares the distinct comic registers of Wheatley’s adaptation and Ballard’s novel High-Rise. To understand how Wheatley’s adaptation has coarsened Ballard’s very particular take on the deadpan, it looks to the theories of Sigmund Freud and Paul de Man.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Ballard, Wheatley, High-Rise, film
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English, Theatre and Creative Writing
    Research Centre: Contemporary Literature, Centre for
    Depositing User: Mark Blacklock
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2016 14:54
    Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 03:02
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14764

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